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August 2020

Principles of Occupational Safety and Health-3rd edition- August 10th-13th, 2020

August 10 @ 8:15 am - August 13 @ 4:30 pm
WSC/WMC Headquarters, 501 E. Washington Ave.
Madison, WI 53073 United States
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Register Course Overview The premier course for those new to safety, Principles of Occupational Safety and Health (POSH) gives you a balanced perspective of the full scope of occupational safety and health issues. POSH is an intensive four-day course covering 19 topics that provide a solid understanding of fundamentals of workplace safety and health. The course focuses on best practices for implementing and managing a safety program. Key Topics/Goals/Objectives Throughout the four-day course, students will learn: How to examine prior…

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Safety Inspections- August 18, 2020

August 18 @ 8:15 am - 4:30 pm
WSC/WMC Headquarters, 501 E. Washington Ave.
Madison, WI 53073 United States
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REGISTER Course Overview Part of the Advanced Safety Certificate Programs Our one-day Safety Inspections course provides an overview of the safety and health inspection process, then examines specific techniques to improve the process. It also addresses basic skills for conducting various types of inspections and correcting identified hazards. Students will be provided with the knowledge necessary not only to meet regulatory requirements, but to positively impact their organization’s injury prevention efforts. Key Topics/Goals/Objectives Topics covered during our one-day course include:…

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Job Safety Analysis (JSA)- August 19, 2020

August 19 @ 8:15 am - 4:30 pm
WSC/WMC Headquarters, 501 E. Washington Ave.
Madison, WI 53073 United States
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REGISTER Course Overview Part of NSC’s Advanced Safety Certificate Program The National Safety Council’s Job Safety Analysis (JSA) course offers a proven process for controlling operating hazards and costs. You’ll learn how to develop and manage a JSA program and gain a better understanding of your role in making it effective. Key Topics/Goals/Objectives This one-day course will provide you with knowledge and skills on: How to recognize and use important safety and health terminology JSA’s relation to continuous improvement in…

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Hazard Communication- August 27, 2020 (AM)

August 27 @ 7:15 am - 11:30 am

Register Now Course Overview The Hazard Communication standard, 29 CFR 1910.1200, continues to be one of the most cited OSHA standards when it comes to violations. Despite being made effective in 2012, many companies are still lagging when it comes to compliance with the modified versions on the standard. The new Hazard Communication standard has requirements for manufacturers of hazardous materials as well as employers where hazardous materials are used. There are specific training requirements for employees that enable individuals…

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Lab Safety- August 27, 2020 (PM)

August 27 @ 12:15 pm - 4:30 pm
WSC/WMC Headquarters, 501 E. Washington Ave.
Madison, WI 53073 United States
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Register Now Course Overview Employees working in a laboratory are exposed to a unique subset of workplace hazards. Whether it is a medical lab or a chemistry lab, it is imperative that workers understand the risks that they face in this setting. From ergonomic risks associated with working inside of laboratory enclosures to health risks faced by those individuals working with hazardous material the control strategies employed will be as varied as the hazards themselves. Learn how to control various…

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September 2020

Lift Truck Operator, Train-the-Trainer September 17, 2020 (virtual and/or in person)

September 17 @ 8:15 am - 4:00 pm
WSC/WMC Headquarters, 501 E. Washington Ave.
Madison, WI 53073 United States
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REGISTER Course Overview Our Lift Truck Operator Training Program – developed by the National Safety Council – trains supervisors and managers to incorporate best safety practices into their daily management activities. Whether you’re a new or experienced trainer, the turnkey materials you’ll receive will give you the confidence and the capability to deliver lift truck training successfully. Key Topics/Goals/Objectives Learn how to train your forklift operators for safe operation and meet OSHA requirements. Our one-day classroom course teaches candidate instructors…

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Electrical Safety – September 22, 2020 (AM)

September 22 @ 7:15 am - 11:30 am
WSC/WMC Headquarters, 501 E. Washington Ave.
Madison, WI 53073 United States
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Register Now Course Overview - Electrical Safety Electricity is the one tool we all use every day that has the greatest potential to harm us. Due to the ubiquitous nature of electricity it is important to understand how it works and the hazards associated with it. During this course our safety trainer will walk you through the basic principles of electricity as well as the key requirements of the OSHA regulation for electrical safety. Key Topics/Goals/Objectives Elements of OSHA Electrical…

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Lockout/Tagout- September 22, 2020 (PM)

September 22 @ 12:15 pm - 4:30 pm
WSC/WMC Headquarters, 501 E. Washington Ave.
Madison, WI 53073 United States
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Register Now Course Overview Lockout/Tagout is one of the Top 10 “Most Serious Violations” and Top 10 “Most Often Cited Violations,” according to the Occupational Safety and Health Administration. A Wisconsin Safety Council trainer will guide you through interactive discussions paired with activities relating to the OSHA lockout/tagout regulation (29CFR 1910.147, Subpart J). Network with your peers and apply what you learn from this course at your worksite. Key Topics/Goals/Objectives Establish the purpose for Lockout/Tagout Identify the key components of…

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Confined Space- September 23, 2020 (AM)

September 23 @ 7:15 am - 11:30 am
WSC/WMC Headquarters, 501 E. Washington Ave.
Madison, WI 53073 United States
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Register Now Course Overview Confined spaces incidents aren’t the most common, but they can be the most deadly. That’s because the hazards tend to be misunderstood or underestimated. And many confined spaces fatalities involve not one, but two, victims: the worker and the rescuer. OSHA’s Permit-Required Confined Spaces Regulation was created to help prevent these incidents, and the Wisconsin Safety Council Confined Spaces Compliance Training Course can help you put the regulation into practice and save lives. Key Topics/Goals/Objectives Key…

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Machine Guarding- September 23, 2020 (PM)

September 23 @ 12:15 pm - 4:30 pm
WSC/WMC Headquarters, 501 E. Washington Ave.
Madison, WI 53073 United States
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Register Now Course Overview Machine guarding ranks among the top 10 OSHA citations issued, possibly because the regulation can be confusing. Don’t let confusion get in the way of compliance. The Wisconsin Safety Council Machine Guarding Compliance course will help you sort it out. Through discussion and activities, our professional facilitator will break down the regulation into terms you can understand. In just four hours, you’ll learn practices and procedures that will keep you in compliance and, best of all,…

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